In 2016, research and development expenditures in Belgium amounted to 2.5% of gross domestic product. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, these expenditures must be increased to 3%.
Research and development
gross domestic expenditure in percentage of GDP
|//: average growth rates|
Eurostat (2017), Intramural R&D expenditure (GERD) by sectors of performance [rd_e_gerdtot], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 24/11/2017).
This information is only available in French and Dutch.
This indicator is also included in another database of the Federal Planning Bureau, additionally providing regional data for Belgium: the indicators of the innovation system.